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Chapel (Medieval)(Possible)

Site Name Ronay

Classification Chapel (Medieval)(Possible)

Alternative Name(s) Rona

Canmore ID 10166

Site Number NF85NE 10

NGR NF 89 55

NGR Description Unlocated

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Western Isles
  • Parish North Uist
  • Former Region Western Isles Islands Area
  • Former District Western Isles
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes (1965)

NF85NE 10 unlocated.

'There is a little chapel in the island Rona, called the Lowlanders' Chapel, because seamen who die in time of fishing are buried in that place.'

Source: M Martin 1934.

Beveridge infers from Martin's statement 'the existence of a pre-Reformation chapel, and a rocky knoll near the west side of Ronay, north of the only dwelling which that island contains, is known as Cnoc nan Gall' (Hill of the Lowlanders).

Source: E Beveridge 1911.

The site of this chapel was not located.

Visited by OS (J T T) 3 June 1965.


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